NACo Dental Program Presentation - National Association of Counties

NACo Dental Discount Program
Save 5% to 50% on dental procedures including routine
oral exams, cleanings, dentures, crowns, and more!
Administered by:
NACo and Careington have
created a Dental Discount Program
that is affordable and can save
your county residents money on
most dental procedures.
o Individual Rate: $6.95/month or $59/year
o Family Rate: $8.95/month or $69/year
Dental Discounts
o Save 5% to 50% on dental procedures including routine oral
exams, cleanings, dentures, crowns and more!
o Savings of 20% on normal fees for all specialties – including
endodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry,
periodontics and prosthodontics – where available for both
children and adults.
o Can be used at participating dentists and specialists nationwide.
Sample Savings
Dental Sample Savings Chart
Program Cost
Periodic Oral Evaluation
Bitewings-Four Films
Prophylaxis-Adult (light)
Amalgam-Three Surface, Primary or
Crown-Porcelain Fused to High Noble Metal
Root-Canal Molar (Excluding Final
Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing
Extractions-Erupted Tooth or Exposed Root
20% Discount
Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment of the
Adolescent Dentition
Discount programs are easy to use
o Existing medical conditions OK
o No waiting or administrative forms
o Family plan includes all family
members and anyone living with
o Everyone is accepted
o Unlimited number of visits
Did you know?
Nearly one-third of all adults in the United States have untreated tooth decay. Plus, one in seven
adults aged 35 to 44 years has gum disease. In addition, nearly a quarter of all adults have
experienced some facial pain in the past six months.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
How County Residents use the
NACo Dental Discount Program
o Visit or contact Member Services at 877-354-NACo
(6226) to sign up and locate a participating dentist in your area.
o When calling to make an appointment with a
participating dentist please identify the network
name (Careington or Aetna) which is printed on the
NACo Dental Program member ID card.
o Show your Dental membership ID card at the
time of visit to receive the discount.
o Pay the discounted rate at the time of service.
o Call Customer Service for answers to any questions your county residents may have.
Sample Membership Kit
When residents join, they receive a personalized kit in the mail
within 7-10 days. Membership kits are mailed first class.
Nine closest dentists in your zip code
Two membership cards
Frequently asked Questions
How do county residents join the program?
1. Phone: (877) 354-NACo (6226)
2. Online:
3. Fill out an application, and mail it to:
Careington International Corporation,
P.O. Box 2568
Frisco, Texas 75034-9929 or
Fax to (877) 335-7811
How often can residents use their program?
There are no limits on how often residents can use their program.
Is this insurance?
No, this is not an insurance program.
This program provides discounted prices on a wide range of dental
care services and products. Anyone can join, existing needs are
accepted and residents can use it right away.
Can residents use their discount card when they travel
away from home?
Yes, the program membership can be used at any participating dentist
in the United States. Not available in MT, VT, WA.
Sign up your County today: How to get
o For a list of participating dentists in your area or to get additional
information on the program, please contact the NACo Membership
Staff at 888.407.NACo (6226), e-mail [email protected], or,
go to
o Once contracting with the program is finished, then your county point
person will interact with Careington and our client management team
to develop marketing materials with your County logo.
o NACo and Careington provide approved marketing materials at including brochures, posters,
PSAs, and press releases.
Sample Marketing Materials
Poster Example
(English and Spanish versions available)
Take One holder w/ Take One
(English and Spanish versions available)
Press Release
Radio Public Service
Announcement Template
County Resident Website
County Representative Support Website
(Can be accessed from NACo Portal)
o Additional information
o Join the dental program online
o Find a dentist in a specific area
o Nominate a dental practitioner in your area
o Getting started: Go to
o Download sample marketing materials
o FAQ’s about the program
o Find dentists in a specific county who participate
in the program
Marketing Strategies
Print Advertising
Direct Mail
o Initial press conference to roll out program to
the County residents
o Press releases on regular basis
o County news updates
o Statement messaging in utility
• Magazine, email notices, inserts/mailers
o Distribution of materials (flyers, brochures &
posters) :
• Senior centers, libraries, county buildings and
facilities, welfare offices and job training
locations, family centers, veterans offices,
sheriff offices, public info kiosks
Media Channels
o Radio public service announcements
o Local radio talk shows
o Social media
• Facebook, Twitter , Linked In
o “On hold messaging”
• Pre-recorded audio messages at buildings
and facilities, blended intermittently with
overhead music, phone hold messaging
o County, municipal, school districts,
health department
o Online County video tour
• Gas, water, electric
Point of Service
o Inbound county resident services call center
o Job fairs, health fairs, community events, and
special events
o Phone surveys and online surveys
o Regular reminder notices at public county
commissioner meetings
THIS PROGRAM IS NOT INSURANCE. This plan does not meet the minimum creditable
coverage requirements under M.G.L. c. 111M and 956 CMR 5.00. The plan provides
discounts at certain health care providers for medical services. The range of discounts will
vary depending on the type of provider and service. The plan does not make payments
directly to the providers of medical services. Plan members are obligated to pay for all health
care services but will receive a discount from those health care providers who have
contracted with the discount medical plan organization. You may access a list of participating
health care providers at Upon request the plan will make
available a written list of participating health care providers. You have the right to cancel
within the first 30 days after receipt of membership materials and receive a full refund, less a
nominal processing fee (nominal fee for MD residents is $5). Discount Medical Plan
Organization and administrator: Careington International Corporation, 7400 Gaylord
Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034; phone 800-441-0380.
The program and its administrators have no liability for providing or guaranteeing service by
providers or the quality of service rendered by providers. This program is not available in
Montana and Vermont. This plan is not currently available in Washington.
Contact Information
Mark Roberts
Careington International
Manager of National Accounts
Phone: 800-441-0380 x 2905
Fax: 877-335-7811
Email: [email protected]
Wendy Sideris
Careington International
VP of Client Relations
Phone: 800-441-0380 x 2103
Email: [email protected]
Alex Koroknay-Palicz
Membership Coordinator
NACo—National Association of Counties
Phone: 888-407-NACo (6226) ext. 291
Email: [email protected]
Andrew S. Goldschmidt, CAE, MBA
Director, Membership Marketing
NACo—National Association of Counties
1-888-407-NACo (6226) ext. 221
[email protected]

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